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Patient Consultant Stories: Julia

Patient Consultant Stories: Julia

“‘I need this for pain. But I also want something for fun.’ I’m hearing that a lot now! Last week I helped a woman dealing with fibromyalgia and neuropathy. She picked out her balms and tinctures…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Yazzy

Patient Consultant Stories: Yazzy

"Every two weeks, like clockwork, I see a patient I'll call 'Renee.' When I first met her, she had a fairly severe case of social anxiety. She was missing her kids practices and performances -- and the resulting isolation…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Alex

Patient Consultant Stories: Alex

"I love getting to use my Spanish with our patients. A few weeks back I helped an older gentleman who came in because he was having trouble sleeping. He didn't speak any English…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Kyle

Patient Consultant Stories: Kyle

"A couple months ago I was helping a patient who hadn't used cannabis since college. She was scheduled for knee surgery and really wanted to avoid taking any opioids. She wanted to try cannabis before her surgery…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Nik

Patient Consultant Stories: Nik

“Even though cannabis is legal in California, lots of our members are looking for discrete ways to use it. A few months back I helped a middle aged woman who is also a mother. She was looking for something…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Bethany

Patient Consultant Stories: Bethany

“I’ve sold cannabis to two of my SF State professors since I started working at The Apothecarium a year ago. It was definitely a bit of a surprise…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Sara

Patient Consultant Stories: Sara

Dorothy Parker famously joked that the two most beautiful words in the English language are “check enclosed.” But today, we’ve got a much, much better word: “REMISSION.” Sara Payan came to The Apothecarium as a stage III colon cancer patient…”

Patient Consultant Stories: Peter

Patient Consultant Stories: Peter

“Some of our older patients still can’t quite believe they can purchase cannabis legally. I helped an older woman recently who told me what it was like to smoke cannabis back in the 60’s in Greenwich Village. ‘Just finding a dealer was a challenge…”